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June 21, 2011

Best of Madison Winners
Congratulations to forty Madison-area members

On June 16, 2011, Madison Magazine announced the winners of the 2011 Best of Madison Readers Poll. The Wisconsin Restaurant Association Membership logged a total of 40 winners in this year’s poll.

For the past 30 years, Madison Magazine readers have had the chance to vote for their local favorites in categories like Best Burger, Brewpub, Coffeehouse and more. There were a total of 78 categories with 3 winners in each category. All results of the poll will be featured online and in Madison Magazine’s July issue.

WRA Member winners include:

Avenue Bar – Gold in Best Fish Fry
Blue Marlin – Bronze in Best Seafood
Bunky’s Café – Gold in Best Mediterranean
Culver’s – Silver in Best Ice Cream; Silver in Best Restaurant for Kids
Eldorado Grill – Silver in Best Mexican/Southwest
Ella’s Deli – Gold in Best Restaurant for Kids; Bronze in Best Deli
Gaylord Catering – Silver in Best Caterer
Ginza of Tokyo – Silver in Best Japanese/Sushi
Glass Nickel Pizza Co. – Gold in Best Pizza
Great Dane – Gold in Best BrewPub; Gold in Best Brunch; Gold in Best Outdoor Dining
Himal Chuli – Gold in Best Indian/Nepalese
Hong Kong Café – Silver in Best Chinese
Johnny Delmonico’s – Silver in Best Steakhouse
Laredo’s – Gold in Best Mexican/Southwest
Mickie’s Dairy Bar – Bronze in Best Breakfast
Monty’s Blue Plate Diner – Silver in Best Greasy Spoon
Nau-Ti-Gal – Bronze in Best Brunch
New Orleans Take-Out – Silver in Best New Orleans/Cajun
Ocean Grill – Silver in Best Seafood
Paisan’s – Gold in Best Lakeview Dining; Silver in Best Outdoor Dining; Silver in Best Restaurant
Pedro’s – Bronze in Best Mexican/Southwest
Porta Bella – Gold in Best Restaurant Ambiance
Quivey’s Grove – Bronze in Best Fish Fry
Rocky Rococo – Bronze in Best Restaurant for Kids
Sa-Bai Thong Thai Cuisine – Gold in Best Southeast Asian
Smoky’s Club – Silver in Best Supper Club; Bronze in Best Steakhouse
State Street Brats – Gold in Best Sports Bar
The Coopers Tavern – Gold in Best New Restaurant
Tornado Steak House – Gold in Best Steakhouse; Gold in Best Supper Club
Tutto Pasta Trattoria – Silver in Best Italian
Weary Traveler Freehouse – Gold in Best Neighborhood Bar; Silver in Best Restaurant Ambiance

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